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Cheap flights from Rapid City to San Diego (RAP - SAN)

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The best prices from Rapid City to San Diego are usually found in August or June, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Rapid City (RAP) to San Diego (SAN)

RAP - SAN
Price
$185 - $486
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 49% potential price drop

Average price

$368

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$185

From Rapid City to San Diego

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Rapid City to San Diego?

Travelers have found that booking a Thursday departure is the best way to save up to 47% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Rapid City to San Diego?

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Rapid City to San Diego from $73 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $98 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Rapid City to San Diego?

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to San Diego from Rapid City average $80. You can even find prices in July for less than $80, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $44. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Rapid City. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Rapid City to San Diego (RAP - SAN)?

When flying from Rapid City to San Diego, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 41% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Rapid City to San Diego in January, February 2021

The best prices found for RAP to SAN flights for January, February
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$293pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$297pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$301pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
   
2 STOPS
RAP
Rapid City

Rapid City to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Rapid City found for this year
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$293pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$297pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$301pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
   
2 STOPS
RAP
Rapid City

Last minute flights from Rapid City to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Rapid City, departing today and this week
22 Jan - 24 Jan
$433pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
22 Jan - 24 Jan
$437pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
22 Jan - 24 Jan
$441pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
   
2 STOPS
RAP
Rapid City

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Rapid City to San Diego flights.

Flight FAQs

From Rapid City to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Rapid City to San Diego due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Rapid City and San Diego for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Rapid City to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Rapid City to San Diego are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Rapid City to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Rapid City to San Diego have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Rapid City to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Rapid City to San Diego for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $293, but on average you can expect to pay $426.

Are there nonstop flights from Rapid City to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Rapid City to San Diego, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Rapid City to San Diego for under $500?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Rapid City to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $500.

Does it rain more in Rapid City or San Diego?

Expected rainfall in Rapid City is more than in San Diego. You can expect this to be the case over the next 7 days.

Is Rapid City weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in San Diego is typically colder than in Rapid City. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Rapid City to San Diego?

For as low as $433, Delta can have you in San Diego from Rapid City in 5h 27m.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Rapid City to San Diego round-trip?

According to our current data, Delta ($293), offers the cheapest pricing from Rapid City to San Diego. Delta is priced at 18% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Rapid City to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Rapid City to San Diego
Average temperature for January in San Diego
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Diego
2.7 ″

Airports servicing Rapid City

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 3 airlines flying from Rapid City to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Rapid City to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$259 $436 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$254 $467 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$277 $472 No cancel fee 69%
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